Impact Stories | Study

Sugars found on the surface of human cells influence COVID-19 infection, according to a University of Alberta-led study that is one of the first to observe this relationship and suggests that cells in the brain might be particularly susceptible....

The impact of COVID-19 on health-care professionals is the subject of a major international study on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) being led by Margaret McKinnon....

British Columbia is in the midst of two public health emergencies. While the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues across the province and country, fatal drug poisonings have been on the rise....

A new research study aims to uncover why Montreal North has been one of Canada’s most severely affected neighbourhoods during the COVID-19 pandemic....

A study at three Calgary hospitals has proven that testing wastewater for COVID-19 can help identify cases and predict outbreaks in individual high-risk facilities....

Many older adults in Canada don’t regularly walk outdoors, despite limits to the activity impacting mobility, social isolation and other quality of life factors. In 2021, a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the risks may be even higher than normal....

Gum disease linked to increased rates of complications, hospitalization, and death among patients with severe cases of COVID-19....

Researchers at UBC, BC Children’s Hospital, and Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) are teaming up with the Vancouver School District to better understand COVID-19 transmission in Vancouver schools....

For Éric Michaud, understanding his COVID-19 diagnosis was a driving force for signing up to Stop the Spread Ottawa, a University of Ottawa and the Ottawa Hospital initiative aimed at accelerating vaccine development against the novel coronavirus that has transformed our way of life....